So next week is Homecoming at my new school. I usually don’t go crazy for Homecoming dress up week…BUT Thursday is Harry Potter Day! Seniors are Gryffindor, Juniors are Slytherin, Sophmores are Ravenclaw, and the Freshmen are Hufflepuff. So clearly I have to go as a Hogwart’s Professor. Of course, I’m going to do McGonagall, but this costume has to be done by Thursday, therefore, it really has to be done by tomorrow. I ran to Joann’s and bought 6 yards of green crushed velvet (ewww…I know, but I needed it to be cheap). I haven’t quite figured out the pattern, but I have about a million patterns. I’m thinking right now that I’m going to use the overgown from the LaMode Bagatelle Artistic Reform Teagown and use some sleeves from a 1920′s-ish pattern that I have.
The “Robe” I’d like to try to make is the Overgown on the left. The sleeves showing are part of the underdress, the actual gown is sleeveless. I thought the sleeves from the butterick pattern might be a good option. The goal is to look vaguely like this: